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CILIP Health Libraries Group Conference 2020

Jul 23 2020
Jul 24 2020

Price: £585+VAT Earlybird Gold Package
Book tickets here

Date: 23rd-24th July 2020

Location: Macdonald Aviemore Resort, Scotland

The 2020 Conference of the CILIP Health Libraries Group will take place in Aviemore in July. The programme for this has just been released, ahead of registration opening in January. Please read on for more details and for any further information, please contact the Conference event manager Carol Stevenson of Novus Marketing and Event Management at You can follow #HLG2020 for updates on Twitter from either @NovusMEM or @CILIPHLG.


The survey that was conducted of HLG members back in the summer yielded lots of topics that you wanted to see discussed in the programme, and as a biennial conference designed for so many different sectors, the programme will encompass a multitude of areas, most notably:

  • The role of the librarian in ever-changing technological landscapes
  • Partnership working with other sectors
  • Wellbeing and resilience
  • Improvement and innovation
  • Patient and public involvement
  • Summarising and synthesising
  • Health information literacy
  • Quality, impact and metrics
  • Costing and streamlining services: doing more with less
  • Building networks, relationships and influence

View the full programme here.


Registration is now open – please visit the CILIP website to book your place. There is an early bird discount of 10% off the Gold Package if you book before 27th March 2020. The early bird price is £585+VAT, rising to £650+VAT afterwards.


Sponsorship opportunities have been snapped up already, with the likes of Springer Nature, Mark Allen Group, Wolters Kluwer, Wiley, Thieme Publishing, Applied Network Solutions, Sage, Proquest, IS Oxford, EBSCO, F1000 and Third Iron all confirming their sponsorship well ahead of time. Many stands have also been provisionally reserved so the exhibition hall is already at 75% capacity. So if you are thinking of your 2020 marketing strategies at the moment, get in touch straight away. Click here for further information on sponsorship opportunities.

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